The current relevant release of Elemental is version 0.87.7. The documentation has not yet been updated to reflect the large amount of functionality added in this release.

Previous releases are also available.

Ubuntu PPA

An Ubuntu Personal Package Archive (PPA) for Elemental is available at For Ubuntu 16.04 (xenial) and 16.10 (yakkety), the following commands should install Elemental:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libelemental/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install elemental-mpich-python2

Direct repository access

The project is openly developed on GitHub. The bleeding-edge version of the library may be checked out using the command:

git clone git://


Please see the help page for instructions on how to best receive help troubleshooting problems.